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Thomas Tuchel confirms Marcos Alonso is looking for Barcelona transfer

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Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that he omitted Marcos Alonso from the Blues’ matchday squad to face Everton as he has requested to hitch Barcelona.

90min revealed on Friday that Barça had been assured of concluding a deal for Alonso this month, and suspicions {that a} deal was shut had been raised when Alonso was not named in Chelsea’s matchday squad for his or her season opener on Saturday.

Following the west Londoners’ 1-0 win at Goodison Park, Tuchel confirmed that Alonso has requested to go away and so was not noted of their travelling celebration.

When requested if Alonso had requested to go away Stamford Bridge, Tuchel stated: “That’s the case. He tries to go away and we agreed to this want. That is why it will not have made sense to place him on the pitch right now.

“He would’ve been on the pitch in any other case however on this state of affairs, it was the best factor to do.”

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Whereas Alonso is seeking to depart Chelsea for Barcelona, Cesar Azpilicueta has shelved his personal plans of shifting to Camp Nou.

The Blues captain penned a brand new two-year contract with the membership earlier this week, bringing an finish to Barça’s rapid curiosity in him.

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